Claire Brandon

Claire Brandon

Claire Brandon is Editor at TASCHEN, where she is responsible for artist monographs and books on art, art history, and visual culture from the 19th century to the present. Previously, she oversaw Artist and Editorial Projects at Ivorypress, where she published a three-volume publication about the history of and current practices surrounding the medium of the artist’s book: Books, Words, and Stories (Madrid: Ivorypress, 2021). Prior publications include contributions to Tate InFocus Projects/Terra Foundation of American Art: Norman Lewis, Adrianna Campbell, ed. (London: Tate Modern, 2018); Shahzia Sikander: Apparatus of Power Claire Brandon, ed. (Hong Kong: Asia Society, 2016); William N. Copley, Germano Celant, ed. (Milan: Fondazione Prada, 2016); Global/Local 1960-2015: Six Artists from Iran,Lynn Gumpert, ed. (New York: Grey Art Gallery NYU, 2016), Shahzia Sikander: Heart as Vector, Ecstasy as Sublime, Hou Hanru, ed. (Rome: MAXXI, 2016); Graphite,Sarah Urist Green, ed. (Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2013); and Illuminations/Illuminazioni,Bice Curiger, ed. (Venice: Marsilio, 2011). She holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and A.B. magna cum laude from Bryn Mawr.

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The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) announced today the inaugural class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice, a new program that exposes art history doctoral students to the daily challenges and strategic questions of museum practice. Generously supported by a two-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ... Read More >

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art has named Akili Tommasino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art! Most recently, Akili served as Associate Curator in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Prior to joining the MFA, Akili served as Curatorial Assistant in the ... Read More >